Worth a listen: Adele, Johnny Cash

As I mentioned earlier, Adele’s 21 is new in stores and seriously worth your time. The arrangements are fuller, the songs are catchier, and, impossibly, her voice sounds even better. The evidence:

Sony’s Legacy imprint continues to open Johnny Cash’s personal vault of unreleased material with Bootleg Vol 2: From Memphis to Hollywood. It’s a fascinating time capsule, featuring recordings of a local radio show, a slew of outtakes and b-sides, and what I consider important music history: early demos of classic songs like “Get Rhythm” and “I Walk The Line,” a snippet of which you can hear here:

That’s what I’m digging today; what’s filling your headphones?


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